Recent Securities Litigations

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated Common Stock (NYSE: ELAN)

Company Name:Elanco Animal Health Incorporated Common Stock
Stock Symbol:NYSE: ELAN
Class Period Start:09/20/2018
Class Period End (inclusive):05/06/2020

According to the Complaint, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated is an animal health company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for companion and food animals.

The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, the Complaint alleges Defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that, after consolidating its distributors from eight to four, the Company increased the amount of inventory, including companion animal products, held by each distributor; (2) that Elanco’s distributors were not experiencing sufficient demand to sell through the inventory; (3) that, as a result, the Company’s revenue was reasonably likely to decline; (4) that, as a result of the foregoing, Elanco would reduce its channel inventory with respect to companion animal products; and (5) that, as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.